The Industry Group Announcement

The Industry Group is a network of news dedicated to technology in the self-service market. This includes websites, magazines and social sites such as LinkedIn Here is a list of news we cover: Kiosk Industry Group — all things to do with kiosks, particularly members of KMA Kiosks.io — all things to do with kiosks KMA – the association site for… Read More »

Antibacterial Touch Screen Antimicrobial Treatment

AntiBacterial Kiosk Touch Screen From Kiosk Industry March 2020 — One of the notes we will stress is that purchasing antimicrobial coatings for your touchscreen really serves no purpose except for what we call “hygiene theater”.  If it makes customers feel safer then that is its purpose.  Antimicrobial coatings serve to inhibit germs, and given enough time actually… Read More »

The Evolution of Kiosk Software

Kiosk Software Evolution Without those who took the first steps in developing software for kiosks, the industry wouldn’t be enjoying its current dominance in the marketplace. By Richard Slawsky contributor There’s a saying in the business world along the lines of “The pioneers get the arrows.” Nowhere is that more applicable than in the world of kiosk software. But… Read More »

Kiosk Accessibility Consulting

Kiosk Accessibility Update on KMA Are your kiosks ADA-compliant? Typically prospects and customers will include a stipulation that the units be ADA-compliant.  We see many requests for proposals from city, state and federal agencies where that one line is the only line about ADA. Section 508 and the ACAA only apply to federal correct?  The long answer is No [see Accessibility… Read More »

EMV Kiosk Considerations

Originally published on Kiosk Industry EMV Update for Self-Service Kiosks EMV deadlines have arrived, but many choose to skip the upgrade. EMV is still split into two big camps. One that is compliant and the other which will  be, but not yet.  Ingenico is the largest provider of self-service EMV for unattended and contributed to this resource article. By Richard Slawsky contributor… Read More »

EMV and Kiosks – WHERE IS EMV FOR KIOSKS IN 2019? AN EMV UPDATE

EMV Update – Unattended The deadline for merchants to bring payment devices into compliance with EMV standards passed more than three years ago, but there are still non-compliant devices in the marketplace. otiKiosk provides kiosk system developers with an easy and affordable way to integrate a pre-certified EMV payment acceptance solution A year ago, KioskIndustry.org published a piecelooking at the state… Read More »

Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identity Theft In 2018

Reprinted with permission From Dane County Credit Union.. Thanks to author Anna Kucirkova. Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identify Theft In 2018 Fraud protection. Unfortunately, we live in a time when identity theft and fraud are running rampant. Almost every month we hear of major security breaches, with companies like Yahoo, Uber, Equifax, and Dropbox all compromised. When these… Read More »

Design Capabilities for the POP Industry

Design Tools For POP Industry How using the latest innovative software and products can save clients time and expense As the Creative Director at Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc., a big perk of my job is staying immersed in the tech world and discovering the latest software and products developing at rapid speed. Ryan Lepiankan with Frank Mayer. Creative… Read More »

Five Ways Digital Signage is Changing Advertising

This post originally published on https://www.meridiankiosks.com/5-ways-digital-signage-is-changing-the-advertising-game/ Ask any consumer today what grabs their attention or where they get their information and their answers will most likely differ from what they may have been 10 or 15 years ago. As technology and the variety of different media outlets have grown exponentially, many consumers have shifted their attention from more traditional… Read More »

ADA Considerations – Self-Service for All

Originally posted here Touchscreen-based self-service technology is changing the way we do business, but one of the key challenges to widespread adoption is finding a way to make that technology useable by everyone. Self-Service For All – ADA feature By Richard Slawsky contributor Interactive touchscreens are quickly becoming a key player in the kiosk world. Businesses ranging from fast-casual restaurants… Read More »